To use a custom dictionary connection or storage connection in a masking technique, you must add the connection to the Data Masking transformation.
You can use custom flat file or relational dictionaries. Unique substitution masking techniques also require a storage connection for source- to dictionary-value mapping.
Add the connections on the
tab of the data masking transformation. When you configure a masking technique for a column, you can use the dictionaries and storage connection that you specify on the Masking Rules tab.
The following connection fields appear on the Masking Rules tab:
Relational Dictionary Connection
Flat File Dictionary Connection
If you export a mapping created before the April 2022 release, the Data Masking transformation in the mapping might not include the dictionary and storage connection information. When you import the mapping, the fields appear blank. To avoid this issue when you import the mapping into an environment with the April 2022 release or later, open and save the mapping before you export the mapping. The exported mapping displays the dictionary and storage connection information when imported. The connections also appear on the
tab of the
You might need to make a change to the mapping to enable the